Brenda Gadke, of Hanover, passed away on Friday, September 05, 2014.  She was 58.

Born in Wingham, Ontario to the late Raymond and Marjorie (nee Brautigam) Gadke on January 3, 1956.  Brenda worked as an educational assistant with the Bluewater District School Board for a number of years.  She was a member of the Hanover Legion Branch No. 130 and was often found lending a hand with fundraising efforts.

Survived by her daughter Amanda Gadke of Toronto, brothers Ron (Helen) Gadke of Hanover, Roger (Sharon) Gadke of London, Brad Gadke of Vancouver and Brett Gadke of Salt Spring Island, B.C. , sister Crystal Gadke of St. Thomas and several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents and brother Paris “Perry” Gadke.

To honour Brenda’s wishes, there will be a private family memorial at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover. 

Memorial donations to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.   Register book available at

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